Silicon Labs appoints Robert “Bob” Conrad to the company’s board of directors. Conrad brings nearly 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, driving strategic focus and successfully scaling businesses.
“We are excited to welcome Bob to the Silicon Labs board of directors,” said Matt Johnson, Silicon Labs CEO. “He is a well-respected industry leader with significant experience in the semiconductor industry across a wide range of technologies and markets. His strategic experience in growing and scaling semiconductor businesses will be invaluable to Silicon Labs as we continue to accelerate innovation and expand operations for sustainable growth.”
Conrad most recently served as Senior Vice President of the Automotive Microcontrollers and Processors Business at NXP Semiconductors before retiring in 2019. Prior to that, he held several senior executive roles at Freescale Semiconductor, Fairchild Semiconductor, and Analog Devices leading various product groups and corporate strategy. He started his career with Texas Instruments in product engineering and hardware design, process development and operations. Conrad holds a BSEE in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
“It’s an exciting time to join the Silicon Labs Board of Directors. The company is focused and positioned to lead and scale in large and growing markets,” said Bob Conrad. “I look forward to partnering with Matt and the rest of the board to capitalize on the opportunities ahead.”
William “Bill” Wood also announced he will not stand for reelection and will be retiring from the Silicon Labs board after 25 years of service. Wood initially joined the board of directors in 1997 and served as lead director from 2005-2021. His tenure as a board member will be completed at the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders.
“Bill has been instrumental to Silicon Labs’ success since the very beginning of our journey,” said Johnson. “We’re grateful for his leadership throughout the years and wish him the very best.”